Nokia Oyj (NYSE:NOK) vs. CareView Communications (NYSE:CRVW) Head-To-Head Analysis

Nokia Oyj (NYSE:NOK) and CareView Communications (OTCMKTS:CRVW) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, profitability, risk, valuation, dividends and earnings.

Profitability

This table compares Nokia Oyj and CareView Communications’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Nokia Oyj -2.65% 6.97% 2.68%
CareView Communications -239.72% N/A -150.73%

Dividends

Nokia Oyj pays an annual dividend of $0.05 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.0%. CareView Communications does not pay a dividend. Nokia Oyj pays out 18.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

7.7% of Nokia Oyj shares are owned by institutional investors. 63.9% of CareView Communications shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Volatility & Risk

Nokia Oyj has a beta of 0.27, meaning that its share price is 73% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, CareView Communications has a beta of -0.1, meaning that its share price is 110% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Nokia Oyj and CareView Communications’ top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Nokia Oyj $26.65 billion 1.05 -$401.54 million $0.27 18.41
CareView Communications $6.10 million 0.40 -$16.08 million N/A N/A

CareView Communications has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Nokia Oyj.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings for Nokia Oyj and CareView Communications, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Nokia Oyj 3 0 7 0 2.40
CareView Communications 0 0 0 0 N/A

Nokia Oyj presently has a consensus price target of $6.94, indicating a potential upside of 39.72%. Given Nokia Oyj’s higher probable upside, research analysts plainly believe Nokia Oyj is more favorable than CareView Communications.

Summary

Nokia Oyj beats CareView Communications on 10 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Nokia Oyj

Nokia Corporation engages in the network and technology businesses worldwide. The company operates in four segments: Ultra Broadband Networks, Global Services, IP Networks and Applications, and Nokia Technologies. It provides hardware, software, and services for telecommunications operators, enterprises, and related markets/verticals, including public safety and Internet of Things (IoT). It also offers fixed networking solutions, such as copper based solutions; fiber technology solutions, including gigabit passive optical networks, Ethernet point-to-point, and 10 gigabit next generation fiber technologies; and fiber access products, solutions, and services. In addition, the company provides network infrastructure and implementation, care, and professional services comprising network planning and optimization, and systems integration services for mobile networks; and managed services for the fixed, mobile, applications, Internet protocol (IP), and optical domains. Further, it offers network planning and optimization services to enhance the network performance and quality, and analytics-based services. Additionally, the company provides IP/optical networking solutions, including IP routing and optical transport systems, software, and services; software solutions, such as customer experience management, network operations and management, communications and collaborations, policy and charging, as well as Cloud, IoT, security, and analytics platforms; and submarine networks and radio frequency systems. It has a collaboration agreement with CommScope Holding Company, Inc. Nokia Corporation was founded in 1865 and is headquartered in Espoo, Finland.

About CareView Communications

CareView Communications, Inc. provides products and on-demand application services for the healthcare industry in the United States. The company offers SecureView module to monitor and record bedside activity in the patient's room; NurseView module to view monitored rooms from the nurse's station; PhysicianView module to view patients from any personal computer; Virtual Bed Rails and Virtual Chair Rails fall prevention modules; Fall Management Program to separately file, identify, and research the activity of patients; and timed rounding modules to help nursing staff monitor patients. It also provides Sitter Management Program to monitor patient rooms from nursing station or mobile device; BedView module to monitor the status and availability of facility beds remotely; delivery mechanism for patient education materials; FacilityView module that monitors and records activity in any area that the hospital would desire security cameras to be placed; monitoring system for nursing alerts and reminders; and ulcer management systems. In addition, the company offers CareView Connect, a communications device and mobile monitoring system used with handheld mobile devices; NICUView that provides a live continual feed from the neo-natal intensive care unit allowing parents, friends, or families to view the newborn and obtain clinical information from home; and broadcast systems to broadcast various educational, informational, and service communications to patients and guests. Further, it offers guest services packages, which include PatientView module that allows family members and friends to monitor and videoconference with them in their private rooms; NetView, which allows the patient access to the Internet; MovieView module that provides a selection of movies access to patient, family and/or friends; and BabyView module that allows mothers to view their newborn child. CareView Communications, Inc. is based in Lewisville, Texas.

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